Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms this ultra-simple dish into something sublime.
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Just before serving, reheat at 350 degrees F until hot, about 15 minutes.
- 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
- 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Freshly ground pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9 x 13-inch glass baking dish. Combine maple syrup, butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.
Cover and bake the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes. Uncover, stir and cook, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender and starting to brown, 45 to 50 minutes more.
Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.
nutrition information per serving
96 calories; 2g total fat; 1g total saturated fat; 5mg cholesterol; 118mg sodium; 19g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 1g protein
These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.
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